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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Oxley

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A placename given to several towns and a river in Australia.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Oxley

John Joseph William Molesworth Oxley is a british explorer. John was born in 1784 in Kirkham Abbey, Yorkshire, England.


Mike Oxley was a Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and Chairman of theHouse Financial Services Committee. Mike was born on February 11th, 1944 in Findlay, Ohio, U.S. He died on January 1st, 2016.


Mark Oxley is a soccer player for the Hibernian F.C., Rotherham United F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Walsall F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Burton Albion F.C., Oldham Athletic A.F.C., England national under-18 football team, and England national under-20 football team. Mark was born on September 28th, 1990 in Sheffield, England.


David Oxley was an actor. He was most active from 1950 to 1974. David was born on November 7th, 1920 in Wellington, Somerset. He passed away on October 30th, 1985.


Tony Oxley is an avant-garde jazz and free jazz musician. Tony was born on June 15th, 1938 in Sheffield, England.


John C. Oxley is an oxley resources, llc, and fawn leap farm. John was born on January 24th, 1937 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


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Popularity of Oxley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Oxley U.S.
  White 87.25% 64.26%
  African American 7.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Oxley

People with the last name Oxley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Oxley

  • How Popular is the name Oxley? Oxley is the 58,268th most popular name of all time. As a last name Oxley was the 7,694th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Oxley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25 babies born with the first name Oxley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Oxley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Oxley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Oxley is Thursday, August 5th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Oxley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Oxley was in 2016 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Oxley: Your name in reverse order is Yelxo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oexly. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Oxley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,315 people with the last name Oxley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Oxley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Oxley as their last name.

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